Don’t function from residences: Badal to officers

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 18:52

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal on Tuesday directed all officers of the state
government not to function from camp offices at their
residences.

The Chief Minister has taken a serious note over the
growing tendency among senior officers to operate from the
camp office at their residences, an official spokesman said
here today.

He said Badal has strictly warned such officers to shun
this "un-desirable practice" and asked them to function from
their offices from 9 am to 5 pm.

Badal impressed upon them to discharge their duties with
utmost dedication, honesty and professional commitment in the
public interest.

He also asked the officers to maintain decorum and
punctuality in offices to win over the confidence of the
general public.

Meanwhile, Badal also asked the officers to be present in
their offices from 9 am to 5 pm from Tuesday to Thursday
every week to carry out official work besides listening to the
grievances of the general public and directed them to keep
their field visits and tours on other days.

No complacency would be tolerated at any level in terms
of ensuring good governance, clean and accountable
administration, Badal was quoted as saying by the spokesman.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 18:34

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